Making Sense of the News: News Literacy in an Age of Misinformation

COMMNCR 1300, Course Code: 4861

Never before has the need for news literacy been more urgent. Learn about the basics of news literacy from the Center for News Literacy. As news consumers are bombarded with a constant stream of fake news, propaganda, hoaxes, rumors, satire and advertising that often masquerade as credible journalism, it is becoming more and more difficult to distinguish fact from fiction. While the public's faith in the news media erodes, purveyors of misinformation have helped give rise to troubling cultural trends and alarming political movements.

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Friday from 9:30AM to 12:00PM

Astroth Community Ed Center, Room 2210

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